This is an analysis of the poem Grace that begins with:

This air is flooded with her. I am a boy again, and my mother
and I lie on wet grass, laughing. She startles, turns to...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX Xa aXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010001101011110 1111111011010 10111110100111101 1000 111100011111 010001 11010111001101101 10010011101101010 1010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 143
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and are repeated.

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